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The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time 

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Updated January 18, 2018 5.7k votes 643 voters 53.7k views 198 items

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List of the best Rugrats episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Rugrats episodes of all time are. Fans of Rugrats are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

Episodes include everything from "Chuckie's New Shirt" to "Visitors From Outer Space." What is the best Rugrats episode of all time? Look below and find out which episodes from every season feature a birthday party, that little dude, Angelica, or mirrorland. 
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Ice Cream Mountain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 10, Season: Rugrats - Season 2

Original Airing: Oct 04 1992

Stu and Drew decide to play golf on an impossible course to win. Angelica says that if they win they get ice cream, so in the end the rugrats help them win and they get ice cream after all.
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A Rugrats Passover is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 51, Season: Rugrats - Season 3

Original Airing: May 29 1994

This is the original series finale of Rugrats. Special: After arguing with Minka over his spotted glasses, Boris runs away. Later, after feeling bad, he decides to get Minka's glasses, only to ...more
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Mother's Day is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 2, Season: Rugrats - Season 4

Original Airing: May 09 1997

Special: The Rugrats find presents for their mother, but ended up trying to find Chuckie a mother, as he didn't have one. The answers for this mystery are in a special box, which Chazz doesn't ...more
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Vacation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 3, Season: Rugrats - Season 4

Original Airing: May 29 1997

Special: In this episode, the Pickles, Finsters & DeVilles journey to the notorious gaming capitol of the world, Las Vegas (the babies call it ""Slots Vegas""). At a ...more
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Little Dude is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 7, Season: Rugrats Season One

Original Airing: Sep 08 1991

Didi takes Tommy to her workplace-the local high school, for a visual aid. But When Tommy gets free and roams around campus-he becomes friends with a rebellious biker.
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Angelica Breaks a Leg is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 14, Season: Rugrats - Season 3

Original Airing: Nov 07 1993

Charlotte and Drew go on a power rafting trip. Angelica has to stay with Uncle Stu and Aunt Didi. She gets mad for not giving her attiention, so she fakes breaking a leg. It drives Stu and Didi ...more
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Chuckie's Wonderful Life... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 34, Season: Rugrats - Season 3

Original Airing: Jan 13 1994

When Chuckie accidently gives Angelica his father's Latvian Polka Dances CD (using it as a toy), Chuckie, who wishes he weren't born, has a chance to see what would be of the world if it weren't ...more
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Meet The Carmichaels is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time

Original Airing: Jan 10 1993

New neighbors the Carmichael's come to town and the Pickles help them get settled in. There Tommy meets all the kids: Alisa, Buster, Edwin, and Susie Carmichael. Susie tells Tommy all about her ...more
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Home Movies is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time

Original Airing: Dec 05 1993

Angelica uses her mother's vanishing cream (thinking it can make people ""invisible"") on herself and Tommy and Chuckie, but she wants to be noticed later on.
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Mirrorland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 8, Season: Rugrats - Season 2

Original Airing: Sep 27 1992

Phil and Lil tell Tommy and Chuckie that there's a world behind the mirror, so Tommy and Chuckie explore it. The world is the complete opposite of their world, but when it gets to scary they ...more
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Tommy's First Birthday ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 1, Season: Rugrats Season One

Original Airing: Aug 11 1991

In this episode we meet Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Angelica, Grandpa, and the rest of the gang for the first time at Tommy's birthday party. After Stu gives tommy a flying saucer for his ...more
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Touchdown Tommy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
xanderfunk03 added Episode: 11, Season: Rugrats Season One

Original Airing: Mar 29 1992

Grandpa tells the kids that there was a moose once living in the backyard and he saw it. The babies, not knowing that it wasn't a moose, go exploring in the jungle of their backyard that has ...more
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The Shot is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 6, Season: Rugrats - Season 2

Original Airing: Sep 20 1992

Tommy tells the babies that he's going to get his booster shot, but when Chuckie warns Tommy what it is he becomes scared and tries to avoid from getting it.
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Chuckie Gets Skunked is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 31, Season: Rugrats - Season 2

Original Airing: Dec 20 1992

The adults are trying to catch a skunk and Tommy and Chuckie join the hunt and Chuckie ends up being skunked. The babies and grown ups try everything to get rid of the smell, but the real cure ...more
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Visitors From Outer Spac... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 28, Season: Rugrats - Season 2

Original Airing: Dec 13 1992

Angelica and the babies were kidnapped by an alien ship and found out about their Parents. They were aliens, including Grandpa! Tommy and The babies search a way to get out and meet a dude that ...more
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The Big Flush is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 43, Season: Rugrats - Season 2

Original Airing: Mar 28 1993

The Big Flush The Pickles & De Villes go to an indoor swimming pool, and the babies, convinced that it's a giant toilet, try to flush it by jumping on the diving board; and Stu must face his ...more
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Beach Blanket Babies is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 18, Season: Rugrats - Season 2

Original Airing: Nov 01 1992

All The Rugrats go to the beach and Chuckie brings the sea monkeys from his house.Chuckie and Tommy can't lift the cooler. So, they wait for the cooler to be empty and then bring it back and ...more
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Babies In Toyland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
austin-jones added Episode: 10, Season: Rugrats - Season 9

Original Airing: Dec 09 2002

Special:60 minutes long (or 2 30-minute parts, depending on where you watch it), this will be the Rugrats' second Christmas special, and the fourth special for the holiday season. In this ...more
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The Bank Trick is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 14, Season: Rugrats - Season 2

Original Airing: Oct 18 1992

Didi needs to go to the bank to run her errands. So in the meanwhile Tommy and Chuckie raid the bank looking for M's. Instead they cause havok and help the police catch two notorious criminals.
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The Sky Is Falling is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 46, Season: Rugrats - Season 3

Original Airing: May 08 1994

Following Angelica's story on ""The End of the World"" (which previously happened 2 years before), the Rugrats prepare for the falling sky, and its aftermath (Angelica ...more
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Chuckie Loses His Glasse... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 16, Season: Rugrats - Season 2

Original Airing: Dec 20 1992

Angelica plays a hide and seek game with the babies, but its all a plan to steal Chuckie's glasses. Chuckie tries to look for them but he can't see so he tries to find his ...more
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Family Feud is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 20, Season: Rugrats - Season 2

Original Airing: Nov 08 1992

After Tommy, Phil and Lil's parents get in a big fight Chuckie's dad tries to make them the best of friends again. If he fails Tommy and Chuckie will never see Phil and Lil again!
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Regarding Stuie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 11, Season: Rugrats - Season 2

Original Airing: Oct 11 1992

Tommy tells the babies that he's going to get his booster shot, but when Chuckie warns Tommy what it is he becomes scared and tries to avoid from getting it.
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The 'Lympics is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 9, Season: Rugrats - Season 4

Original Airing: Sep 06 1997

Angelica's babies and Timmy McNulty's brothers compete in various athletic activities for the grand prize -- each other's gold medals.
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Stu-Makers' Elves is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rugrats Episodes of All Time
Episode: 25, Season: Rugrats Season One

Original Airing: May 24 1992

Stu has received an order from Mucklehoney Industries for 15,000 ""Patty Pants"" dolls. However, he is having trouble with the machine. Tommy and Chuckie fixed it while ...more